Everybody's mental wellbeing is important, including yours. You're not alone if you're feeling anxious or stressed; COVID-19 has meant big changes to the way we all live. It's completely natural to be worried about COVID-19 and the changes that are happening all around us. However, too much worry can reduce our ability to think clearly and cope with daily challenges. This makes us less able to look after others and ourselves.
It is probably time to reach out when your experience of anxiety affects your life in a negative way. Mood changes, feeling overwhelmed or finding it difficult to sleep can all be signs that anxiety and worry are causing problems.. There is never a wrong time to seek help. Talking about how you feel is a really effective way to deal with anxiety. There are simple things we can all do that can support us through these difficult times: